University of Idaho
Biographical Sketch: Jocelyn Aycrigg is Affiliate Faculty and a Conservation Biologist for the National Gap Analysis Program at the University of Idaho. She oversees all aspects of the National Gap Analysis Program including research using spatial analyses to inform conservation of wildlife and their habitats at broad scales; spatial data creation and management; supervising experts in spatial modeling, GIS, and wildlife biology; and developing online access to spatial data via web viewers to promote conservation. She is interested in addressing conservation questions by combining theoretical concepts and spatial data, such as land cover, species distribution models, and protected areas. Her research interests include wildlife population ecology, applying spatial data to conservation applications, and using new technology and tools to improve biodiversity conservation. Jocelyn enjoys outdoor activities and adventures.